GTT Communications has confirmed that its acquisition of Interoute – the operator of one of Europe’s largest independent fibre networks – is now complete.
MCLEAN, VA — GTT Communications, Inc. has announced the availability of network points of presence (PoPs) in Charlotte, North Carolina; Kansas City, Missouri; St. Louis, Missouri; Reno, Nevada; Calgary, Alberta; and Osaka, Japan.
GTT Communications has continued on the acquisition trail with the purchase of Accelerated Connections (ACI), a Toronto-headquartered provider of managed networking, voice over IP (VoIP) and colocation services, serving large distributed Canadian enterprises.
GTT Communications has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire the UK-based operator of one of Europe’s largest independent fibre networks and cloud networking platforms, Interoute, in a deal worth approximately €1.9 billion ($2.3 billion).
MONTREAL, CANADA – ROOT Data Center has announced that GTT Communications has established a Point of Presence (PoP) in ROOT’s Montreal facility, MTL-R2, Canada’s largest wholesale data center.
McLean, VA — GTT Communications, Inc., the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced that Tampnet, a leading provider of data networking to the offshore industry, selected GTT’s optical transport services to connect its offshore telecommunication assets in the North Sea and Gulf of Mexico. Tampnet serves more than 240 oil and gas platforms, floating production storage and offloading units, and exploration rigs.
MCLEAN, VA — GTT Communications, Inc., the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, has announced the acquisition of Custom Connect, an Amsterdam-headquartered provider of high-speed network connectivity serving the world’s leading multinational enterprises and financial trading firms.
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Global carrier GTT Communications has been selected by Jisc, the provider of digital services for the UK research and education community, to provide high-speed internet transit for the Janet network.
One of the leading national research and education networks in the world, Janet supports the innovation, research and learning of approximately 18 million UK college and university users. The Janet network is also the operator in the UK for eduroam, the international wireless roaming service for the education community that supports more than 70 million users around the world.
Cost and compatibility can make a compelling case for pushing 100Gb/s bandwidth over a single optical channel, both as individual links and supporting 400Gb/s Ethernet, finds Andy Extance
Robin Mersh takes a look at how the industry is creating next-generation optical access fit for 5G
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